Cancer researcher Judah Folkman has died, the New York Times reports. Known as the "father of the idea that tumors can be kept in check by choking off the supply of blood they need to grow," his work led to the development of several anti-angiogenic drugs, including Genentech’s Avastin. Dr.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.